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Re: Giovanni's Schtick
On Wed, 22 Feb 1995, John Strauss wrote:
> My thanks to all of you who gave me Italian source for Games Tourney.
> Alas, I didn't really get the chance to truly absorb the information.
> I wound up faking it the same way I did at Ponte Alto's Nozze: I simply
> imitated Father Guido Sarducci. It was pretty pathetic. Some people liked
> it. SOme people thought it stank. I was tired of it by the second hour;
> but believed that it was not something one could shutdown once started.
Come now, Giovanni! I was there, and loved it immensely!!
Especially the boot schtick w/Fritz. You were magnificantly sharp with
the servants, and your hand gestures were of the supreme in flamboyance!
You did a wonderful job, in fact, you encouraged me to respond to folks
in persona, in French! Confused some folk, but was fun for me :).
Again, wonderful schtick!
Antoinette De La Russe
> It was more fun at PA's italianesque thingus, where other people had
> stupid accents, too.
> Anyway, I am pretty much italianed out for a couple of years.
> I met this one fellow at the event, nice guy, but I never learned his name.
> He played a servant, of the bow and scrape variety. He was never introduced
> to me, as his name was unimportant, as was he. SPent the whole event being
> the lowest of the low, then vanished. I thought he did a pretty good job.
> Ah well.....
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